Military Careers Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Career Profile: Marine Cryptologic Linguist
Marines don't like to be in the dark about the enemy's intentions. Cryptologic linguists listen in and collect info to help win battles and save lives.

Overview of Journalism Careers in the Military
What does a journalist do in the military? Read on to learn about the variety of career paths available to journalists in all branches of the service.

Overview and Requirements of Navy Seabee Careers
A career as a Navy Seabee can provide valuable training and experience in construction trades, and the

Career Profile: Marine Distribution Management Specialist
Not everyone gets to war by jumping out of planes or storming beachheads. Most need the services of a Marine in distribution management.

Career Profile: Naval Aviation Ordnanceman
Navy planes aren't made to look cool: They're weapons platforms. And for some sailors, keeping those planes locked and loaded is a full-time job.

United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP)
Here's how sailors and Marines can increase job prospects by applying the work they already do toward a Department of Labor journeyman apprenticeship.

Should I Join the Military to Escape a Troubled Background?
As far as plans for rebooting your life to run away from the military. Which ones can be solved by enlisting, and which will come back to haunt you?

Become a Physician Assistant for Free in the Military
Becoming a physician assistant or a military pa takes years of schooling. But if you're already enlisted, someone else may foot the bill.

Returning to School Without Leaving the Marines


A Delicate Balance: You and Military Obedience
Soldiers stand a greater chance than average of facing a challenge to their personal morals, and science tells us most people cave under the pressure. Can you really predict how you'd react?

Career Profile: Air Force Surgical Service Specialist
The Air Force can provide prep right out of high school for a demanding career in the operating room, as a surgical service specialist, or

Career Profile: Air Force Aerospace Medical Services
Airmen in aerospace medical services have their plates full, with career opportunities in disciplines ranging from EMT to licensed practical nurse.

Air Force Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Technician
Think EKGs and ventilators are only the province of doctors? Enlisted cardiopulmonary techs in the Air Force get to do all that and more.

Career Profile: Army Air Traffic Controller
It's a tough business being an Army pilot, but what about managing an entire airspace as an air traffic controller? Learn more about this Army career.

Career Profile: Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate
A lot of the heavy lifting on aircraft carriers is done by aviation boatswain's mates. But for those that enjoy teamwork under pressure, few enlisted Navy careers can beat this one.

Career Profile: Air Force Diagnostic Imaging Technician
As a radiologic technologist in the Air Force, you can get a government-sponsored education (and resume) in x-ray, ultrasound, and sonography while keeping US airmen and their families in good health.

Career Profile: Navy Air Traffic Controller
Air Traffic Controllers build their careers on keeping planes safely on course. That goes double if you enlist in the Navy to work at airports that also happen to float in the middle of the ocean.

Career Profile: Army Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator
As remotely-piloted drones take on more military missions, the US Army lets enlisted recruits take the controls in this brave new world of unmanned aviation careers.

Career Profile: Navy Legalman
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Career Profile: Navy Yeoman
You might be surprised at the opportunities for an exciting career in the Navy's administrative field, including a chance to work on submarines.

Career Profile: Navy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Careers
In the Navy, sailors from several existing job disciplines have a chance to cross-train into piloting or repairing drone aircraft.

Air Force Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator career
Naturally, the Air Force has drone aircraft jobs for you -- but only if you're an officer. Are they behind the curve?

Career Profile: Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator
The Marines are smaller than other branches, but they won't be left out of warfighting. Read about piloting and repairing drone aircraft as a 7314 mos.

Career Profile: Army Attache Noncommissioned Officer
Officers aren't the only ones who get to play at international politics. Experienced enlisted soldiers have a chance to schmooze VIPs worldwide as Army foreign attachs.

Career Profile: Marine Cyber Network Operator
The Marine Corps will pay to train you in the art of traveling to far-away lands, meeting people from another culture, and setting up their IP address.

Air Force Crew Chief (Tactical Aircraft Maintenance)
Tying together the aircraft maintenance team in the Air Force, crew chiefs are trained not only to diagnose and repair, but to coordinate and supervise.

Career Profile: Army Military Working Dog Handler
I'm here to write about careers for humans, let's focus on the enlisted handlers that bond with and care for these combatant canines.

Career Profile: Army Physician Assistant
Doctors and nurses aren't the only medical officers in the Army. Find out how the Army recruits physician assistants from licensed civilians, graduate students, and its own enlisted ranks.

Career Profile: Navy Physician Assistant
Read ahead to learn how the Navy recruits its PAs from both the civilian and enlisted military community.

Career Profile: Army Veterinary Technician
With animals serving on the front lines, and countless military families with loving pets, it's no wonder there's an Army career for veterinary veterans. (See what I did there?)

Career Profile: Military Chaplains
There are plenty of military careers for healing the body, but one of the oldest is about healing the soul. Find out how religious leaders become chaplains in today's US military.

Career Profile: Mental Health Specialist
Interested in psychology and counseling? There are opportunities in all military branches to begin a career as an enlisted assistant to licensed behavioral health professionals.

Career Profile: Army Financial Management Technician
Discover how Financial Management Technicians play an under-appreciated but vital role in the Army, and what it takes to fill their combat boots.

What is a Commissioned Officer?
Many people find the distinction between officer and enlisted in the US Military confusing. Learn more about what makes a military officer, and whether or not it's the career for you.

Career Profile: Army Rotary Wing Aviator
The US Army offers a flight training program like no other in the military: the chance to fly helicopters for a living, without a college degree.

Career Profile: Air Force Pararescue Specialist
The Drill Instructor, despite a fearsome cultural image, is the epitome of the professional Marine. How do a select few become the ones to

Career Profile: Marine Corps Landing Support Technician
For landing support Marines, a day at the beach involves a lot more planning than picking up towels and sunscreen. Their logistics career is at the heart of the Corps' amphibious mission.

Career Profile: Air Force Pararescue Specialist
Problem: You've got a passion for art, but no training, portfolio, or experience. Solution: Let the Army teach you how to draw, and give you a job at the same time.

Career Profile: Navy Information Systems Technician (IT)
With paid training, certifications, and experience in the world's most technologically advanced seapower, the US Navy may be the place to launch your career in information technology.

Biomedical Equipment Technician Careers in the Military
Biomedical Equipment Technicians support military healthcare by maintaining and repairing high-tech hospital equipment for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.

Career Profile: Navy Hospital Corpsman
In brief, Navy Corpsmen may be considered the seagoing version of Army medics, but the truth is much more complex -– and rewarding, for those who value having options.

Dream Job: From Soldier to Astronaut
Astronaut: It’s a dream job for many, but the privilege of few, among them the brightest in the military. How do members of the Armed Forces take their careers into orbit and become astronauts?

Enlisted Military Police Career Overview
Discover what it takes to enlist in the military police, including Navy Master-at-Arms and Air Force Security Forces, and how it might (or might not) give you a boost in civilian law enforcement careers.

Career Profile: USAF Space Systems Operator
Space exploration isn't dead, it's just evolving. One of the safest placest to start a career supporting launches is the Air Force's Space Systems Operations field.

Profile of Criminal Investigators, Part 1: Army and Marines
Among military police, criminal investigators take the lead investigating felonies, war crimes, and terrorism. In Part 1, discover what it takes to become an agent in the Army or the Marine Corps.

Air Force Special Investigators and NCIS
Among military police, criminal investigators take the lead investigating felonies, war crimes, and terrorism. In Part 2, discover what it takes to become an agent.

Career Profile: Marine Embassy Security Guard
Marines are the only branch of the military trusted to guard US embassies worldwide. How tough is it to make the cut in this small cadre of security professionals?

Career Profile: Air Force Diet Therapist
The Air Force employs more than just doctors and nurses to keep airmen healthy. Learn more about jump-starting a career in diet therapy by enlisting in career field 4D.

US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
A riddle for current and future healthcare professionals: How do you get a job wearing a Navy uniform without actually joining the military?

Air Force Enlisted Medical Careers
For high school graduates, enlisting to be a air force corpsman can reduce the uphill struggle of breaking into the healthcare job market.

Overview of Air Force Aircrew Careers
In these Air Force careers, you can take off. This article explores the duties, education, and military requirements of enlisted aircrew members.

Tangible Career Benefits of Being a Military Officer
If you’re torn between enlisting in the military or going officer and want the scoop on “what’s in it for me,” here are a few of the tangible benefits officers enjoy.

Back to School for Veterans: Bridging the Financial Gap
Even with the Post-9/11 GI Bill, going back to school full time may leave you in need of extra cash. Here are a few ways to ease the transition.

What Sports are in the U.S. Military
Combat may be the most dangerous game, but there's plenty of room for some sports on the side in a military career.

Foreign Militaries That Accept US Citizens
If you've ever considered outsourcing yourself, there are actually several countries abroad that welcome Americans and other foreign citizens into their Armed Forces.

Marine Counterintelligence Specialist (Career Profile)
Most of us eventually realize we'll never be secret agents like Bond, except for the CI/HUMINT Marines.

Career Profile: Army Patient Administration Specialist
Army patient administrators provide the link between healthcare and business operations, and get schooled for a future career in the process.

Career Profile: Chaplain Assistants
Did you really think chaplains ran military ministries all by themselves? Read on to discover more about the enlisted career that provides chaplains with much-needed backup -- and bodyguards.

Career Profile: Air Force Pararescue Specialist
Among the most elite in the Air Force are the special forces troops of Pararescue, whose careers revolve around the motto,

USAF SERE Specialist Career Profile
Air Force aircrews need to be trained and ready for the worst case scenario behind enemy lines. This is where airmen in the SERE career field come in.

Career Profile: Navy Counselor
In the Navy, ships stay afloat because of sailors. But sailors' careers stay afloat thanks to career sailors in the Navy Counselor rating. Find out how to become one.

Career Profile: Air Force Personnel Specialist
With a job in personnel, your career in the Air Force is more than just shuffling papers: As a career counselor, you're the link between an airman and a career.

Career Profile: Navy Gunner's Mate
To keep guns big and small firing, Navy Gunner's Mates train in a wide variety of technical disciplines, including electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics.

Air Force Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician
Not all Air Force tech careers focus on the planes themselves. Ground equipment needs repair, too, and that means paid training in electronics, HVAC, hydraulics, and more.

How to Become a Registered Nurse in the Military
Registered nurses are an integral part of the military healthcare system. Learn more about the job, scholarship opportunities, and ways to use enlisted military training to help you earn your RN license.

Career Profile: Marine Airborne and Air Delivery Specialist
The Marines don't have a paratrooper division, but that doesn't stop them from dropping things out of the sky. As an Airborne and Air Delivery Marine, you can pack your chute and jump with it too.

Career Profile: Navy Damage Controlman


Career Profile: Marine EOD Technician
Explosive ordnance disposal Marines don't just need strong career ambitions -- they need nerves of steel. Find out about marine eod school.

Career Profile: Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineer
Good health isn't just about treating disease, but preventing it: Enter bioenvironmental engineers, who make sure the Air Force maintains a safe work environment.

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Overview of Marine Corps Trainers, Part Two
Want to train other marines in your field? Take a look at this overview of a few training positions and learn how you can impact the future of the Corps.

Overview of Marine Corps Trainers, Part One
Without the trainers, there is no military. Although most training jobs in Marines are temporary, they offer exciting opportunities to step outside the routine and make a positive impact on the future of the Corps.

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Military Career Profiles by Service Branch
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Military, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.

Army Careers
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Army, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.

Air Force Careers
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Air Force, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.

Navy Careers
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Navy, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.

Careers in Multiple Military Branches
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Military, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.

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Marine Corps Careers
In these in-depth profiles of careers in the US Marine Corps, you'll learn about each job's requirements, education, duties and responsibilities, and more. We'll also explore each career's long-term prospects, high notes, and potential pitfalls to watch out for.